Following a Focus Group Discussion (FGD) training, the Youth Initiative (YI) members led the consultative process for the National Youth Policy (NYP) 2011 review through FGD engaging 11 youth target groups.

The consultative process involved more than 110 youths from various socio-economic backgrounds. The consultative process was held to assist the Department of Youth and Sports in enhancing the relevance of the NYP. The FGDs were conducted in different Dzongkhags (Districts) including Trashigang, Chukha, Trongsa, Punakha, Paro, and Thimphu.

The group reached out to target youth groups such as LGBTI, Drayang, youth in conflict with the law and in rehabilitation, persons with disabilities, unemployed, and students, among others. The consultative process engaged more than 110 youths through FGD with 19 subgroups.

See the documentary capturing the entire process here!

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